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The Black Shadow By Mark Chandler
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When Lucas Baker and his family moved to China, they knew it would be life changing. They didn't know to what extent: An earthquake leaves him in a coma and his family dead. The Black Shadow is a... More > top secret anti-terror agent, funded by both the UK and US Governments. His assignment? Find out what exactly Marlus is planning - and make sure he doesn't succeed. Andrew Passfield is on the payroll. But when a simple job takes a nasty turn, it's obvious that Marlus wants him dead. But why? He needs to find out, but time is against him. 'The Black Shadow' is a fast paced, exciting adventure novel that will have your heart racing, your brain throbbing and you will definitely be asking for more! Visit Mark Chandler's website: http://markchandler.eu< Less
Medicine Man Magic By R. Sammons Cauble
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Little Hawk, a 12-year-old Crow Indian boy, lives in what is current day Montana. His father, the chief of their tribe, has begun to teach his son all he must learn to grow into the man who will... More > someday replace him as chief. After they track a deer down into a steep canyon, a great earthquake cripples Little Hawk and takes away the man he thought was unbreakable. Little Hawk must leave his people to search for his powerful great-uncle, the medicine man Tall Fox. Will Tall Fox be able to straighten Little Hawk’s crooked leg? Will he help heal the sorrow of his loss? More importantly, will he be able to teach Little Hawk the secrets of the earth, the secrets he must learn in order to return to his tribe as a man who will someday become chief?< Less
Medicine Man Magic By R. Sammons Cauble
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Little Hawk, a 12-year-old Crow Indian boy, lives in what is current day Montana. His father, the chief of their tribe, has begun to teach his son all he must learn to grow into the man who will... More > someday replace him as chief. After they track a deer down into a steep canyon, a great earthquake cripples Little Hawk and takes away the man he thought was unbreakable. Little Hawk must leave his people to search for his powerful great-uncle, the medicine man Tall Fox. Will Tall Fox be able to straighten Little Hawk’s crooked leg? Will he help heal the sorrow of his loss? More importantly, will he be able to teach Little Hawk the secrets of the earth, the secrets he must learn in order to return to his tribe as a man who will someday become chief?< Less
The Harker Family History By Claudia Reott
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The Harker Family History from England, to Pennsylvania and on to Anaheim California. From 1848-1984 with Reminescences by Helen Harker Reott. At age 6 my father started work in the coal mines... More > setting dynamite, later worked with John L. Lewis forming the coal miners union. After a riot and killing moved to California in 1920. Started working for Union Oil. Takes the reader with many family anecdotes from early Pennsylvania and Orange County California 1920's. Covers the Long Beach earthquake and the flood 1938, World War II, family joys and sorrows. Families mentioned: Allshouse, Booher, Criss, Frost, Harker, Pugh, Reott, Smith. Cities in California: Anaheim, Brea, Fullerton, Placentia.< Less
A Fine Gray Rain: In the Shadow of Mount Pinatubo By Robert Reynolds
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In 1991, Mount PInatubo awoke after 500-yrs dormancy. Nearby, America's Clark Air Base evacuated military personnel and dependents to Subic Bay Navy Base. One thousand Air Force and civilians... More > remained to safeguard Clark AB. A series of violent volcanic eruptions hurled ash, rock and gas into the sky. At the same time Typhoon Yunya blew in off the Pacific and earthquakes repeatedly rattled the Philippines countryside. As the rain-laden ash fell back to earth, aircraft hangars, warehouses, homes and buildings crashed to the ground as muddy ash covered the terrain. When the eruptions let up, military officials began evacuating tens of thousands from the country while those deemed mission-essential began salvage operations. This is a true account of this historic event from the perspective of a small group of civilians who were present throughout.< Less
The SS KENSINGTON By Thomas Archer
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In the late 1970s, while America was recovering from the first major fabricated oil shortage in history, Tom Archer, recent academy graduate, climbed aboard the SS KENSINGTON, a 225,000 ton tramp oil... More > tanker as the new third mate and medical officer. The KENSINGTON was built in 1973 to take part in the first oil shortage. It had recently survived a tidal wave caused by an earthquake off the coast of Spain that put its cargo control system out of commission and damaged the navigation equipment. Over the next six months the officers and crew would put this ship back into operation in preparation for the next planned oil shortage in 1980. This is the story of those voyages, coming directly from the third mate’s personal log.< Less
The SS KENSINGTON By Thomas Archer
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In the late 1970s, while America was recovering from the first major fabricated oil shortage in history, Tom Archer, recent academy graduate, climbed aboard the SS KENSINGTON, a 225,000 ton tramp oil... More > tanker as the new third mate and medical officer. The KENSINGTON was built in 1973 by Seatrain shipbuilding for International Oil Tanking to take part in the first oil shortage. It had recently survived a tidal wave caused by an earthquake off the coast of Spain that put its cargo control system out of commission and damaged the navigation equipment. Over the next six months the officers and crew would put this ship back into operation in preparation for the next planned oil shortage in 1980. This is the story of those voyages, coming directly from the third mate’s personal log.< Less
Tears, Love, and Laughter: Bill and Sil’s Amazing New Zealand Adventure By Sylvia Sanderson
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Bill and Sil’s intended journey was turned upside down. Their plans were thwarted, as the Canterbury Plains of the South Island of New Zealand were rocked and rolled by earthquakes and... More > aftershocks. Travel arrangements had to be changed. Risks thought through. However, despite environmental challenges, these two very different characters began their journey. Little did they know it would be an adventure full of tears, love, and laughter. Join them as they travel through the devastated streets of Christchurch and across the two islands of New Zealand. Journeying from the southernmost point of the South Island to the northern most tip of the North Island. Tales of penguins on beaches, glaciers, thermal pools, ever changing scenery and an insight into some of the history of this fascinating country. Sometimes witty, sometimes sombre. This is Bill and Sil’s Amazing New Zealand Adventure. Sit Back. Relax. Enjoy the experience.< Less
Of Shreds And Patches By Nick Fenn & Sue Fenn
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Innocents abroad they certainly were. Nick and Sue knew nothing of diplomatic life when they set sail in 1960 for Burma and the unknown. The adventures they and their family were destined for was... More > beyond their wildest imaginings. Earthquakes, terrorists, termites and the plague were almost as challenging as hosting royalty, facing press conferences and being arrested mid Sahara. Not having a clue about what lay ahead added spice throughout their 37 years in the service of HMQ, as she was affectionately known in the family. Yes it was her hand Nick kissed on his appointment as an Ambassador and her Letters of Recall which formally signalled it was all over. Living in Peking during Mao’s Cultural Revolution, conning the media at the birth of Mugabe’s Zimbabwe and dancing around the Emerald Isle to defy the IRA, life with the Fenn family was never dull!< Less
A Fine Gray Rain: In the Shadow of Mount Pinatubo By Robert Reynolds
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In 1991 the Philippines’ Mt. Pinatubo near Clark Air Base awoke after 500 years dormancy. Base officials evacuated non-essential personnel to Subic Bay Navy Base. Soon, the first eruption sent... More > ash and gas towering into the sky. A climactic explosion blew the top off the mountain. Day turned into midnight as thick ash blocked the sun and pumice and rock rained down. Aircraft hangars, warehouses and buildings collapsed. Earthquakes repeatedly rattled the area. Simultaneously, typhoon Yunya blew in causing muddy lahars to flood the countryside and sweep away bridges and homes. Volcanic ash buried parts of the base. Similar devastation occurred miles away at the Navy base. Military personnel and their families departed the devastated island via ships. However, some remained to conduct salvage operations before relinquishing the base. It was the 2nd largest volcanic eruption of the century. This is the exhilarating story leading up to this catastrophic event.< Less